9 Books about Grief, Loss, and other Heavy Topics

As most of you know if you’ve been following for very long, my family suffered a loss near the end of last year and we’ve really struggled to move past that. That loss has really affected my reading preferences because I’ve really been looking for novels that reflect what we’ve been through lately. I haven’tContinue reading “9 Books about Grief, Loss, and other Heavy Topics”

BLOG TOUR – REVIEW | My Mother’s Daughter by Ann O’Loughlin

Title: MY MOTHER’S DAUGHTER Author: ANN O’LOUGHLIN TWs: DEATH, TERMINAL ILLNESS, GRIEF Two mothers, Two daughters, Two families changed forever The characters: The mothers: Margo and Cassie – from completely different worlds, but finding themselves in a very similar situation. The daughters: Elsa and Tilly – two girls who share a birthday and who’s livesContinue reading “BLOG TOUR – REVIEW | My Mother’s Daughter by Ann O’Loughlin”

ARC REVIEW | Viper: Book 1 (Isles of Storm and Sorrow) by Bex Hogan

Title: VIPER: BOOK 1 (ISLES OF STORM AND SORROW) Author: BEX HOGAN Released: 18TH APRIL 2019 by ORION CHILDREN’S BOOKS Genre: YA FANTASY Rep: LGBTQ+, DISABILITY, POC | TWs: CHILD ABDUCTION, BRUTAL MURDER, DEATH, TALK OF POTENTIAL SEXUAL ASSAULT Respect has to be earned among Snakes, and I have done nothing to gain theirs yet TheContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | Viper: Book 1 (Isles of Storm and Sorrow) by Bex Hogan”

ARC REVIEW | Little Darlings by Melanie Golding

Title: LITTLE DARLINGS Author: MELANIE GOLDING Released: 30TH APRIL 2019 by CROOKED LANE BOOKS Genre: HORROR, MYSTERY, THRILLER Rep: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION | TWs: CHILD ENDANGERMENT, CHILD ABDUCTION I finished Little Darlings not long ago and omg…my heart…my FEELINGS. MY BRAIN!!! That was so amazing… How could her brain conjure something that seemed so real, somethingContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | Little Darlings by Melanie Golding”

ARC REVIEW | To Best The Boys by Mary Weber

Title: TO BEST THE BOYS Author: MARY WEBER Released: 19H MARCH 2019 BY THOMAS NELSON Genre: TEENS + YA FANTASY Rep: Dyslexia, Autism, Downs Syndrome, Women in Science | TWs: Death, Near Death Experiences, Grief, Parent Illness Initially, this story comes off very outdated being set in a world where women have duties to theContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | To Best The Boys by Mary Weber”

ARC REVIEW | How to Make Friends with the Dark

Title: HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE DARK Author: KATHLEEN GLASGOW Released: 11TH APRIL 2019 BY ROCK THE BOAT NEWS Genre: TEENS + YA Contemporary Rep: Foster Care, PoC, Disability. Mental Health, Found Family | TWs: Abuse, Grief, Loss of a Parent, Depression/Suicidal Thoughts, Substance Abuse, this book  is for the grievers  this book  isContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | How to Make Friends with the Dark”

Audiobook Round Up

Welcome to my audiobook round up! I’ve been listening to a lot of audiobooks lately when I’m driving around for work, at my part time job, making dinner, or cleaning around the house. Basically, anytime I would rather be reading, but can’t for various reasons. It’s really upped my books read count and I’ve gottenContinue reading “Audiobook Round Up”

eARC REVIEW | Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Title: OPPOSITE OF ALWAYS Author: JUSTIN A. REYNOLDS Released: 4TH APRIL 2019 by MACMILLAN CHILDREN’S BOOKS Genre: TEENS + YA CONTEMPORARY/SFF Rep: POC, DISABILITY | TWs: ABANDONMENT, DEATH, VIOLENCE And I hate the moon. I hate the stars. I hate the darkening sky. And rain and fog. I hate hospitals. And beds with sheets. AndContinue reading “eARC REVIEW | Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds”

eARC REVIEW | Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

Title: WICKED SAINTS (SOMETHING DARK AND HOLY #1) Author: EMILY A. DUNCAN Released: 2ND APRIL 2019 by WEDNESDAY BOOKS Genre: TEENS + YA/DARK FANTASY Rep: LGBT+, POC, DISABILITY | TWs: SELF-HARM, ABANDONMENT, ABUSE BY A PARENT, VIOLENCE “You could be exactly what these countries need to stop their fighting. Or you could rip them apartContinue reading “eARC REVIEW | Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan”

eARC REVIEW | You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn

Title: YOU’D BE MINE Author: ERIN HAHN Released: 2ND APRIL 2019 by WEDNESDAY BOOKS Genre: TEENS + YA/CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE Rep: POC | TWs: DRUGS, SUICIDE, DEATH, GRIEF, ALCOHOL ABUSE, SUBSTANCE ABUSE “I wrote this song for a boy. A boy I fell in love with against impossible odds. So this award is for you, Jefferson.Continue reading “eARC REVIEW | You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn”